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Victoria del Mar is the largest composite yacht built in the America's. She was built as Happy Days by Delta Marine in 2006. She has a beam of nearly 34-feet and 7500 square feet of living area. The Delta Design Group, responsible for the entire engineering package, worked closely with the Owner's interior decorator to create a decor that is a mixture of light woods and cool color tones. The arrangement features a private master suite on the upper deck with lounge and intimate dining area aft. On the main deck is a pair of large VIP cabins and there are four guest cabins below. Happy Days was sold in 2013 and is now named Victoria Del Mar II. The yacht Victoria del Mar is available for charter, enquire for your ultimate charter experience.
David C. Copley
David C. Copley was born 31 January 1952 in San Diego as David Hunt. In 1965, Hunt's mother married James Copley, the owner of Copley Press, and later became owner herself. David then became the adopted son of Copley. James Copley was publisher of the family-owned Copley Press chain of some 20 newspapers and a wire service, the Copley News Service of Washington, DC. In May 2009 the company sold its remaining newspaper, the San Diego Union-Tribune to the Beverly Hills investment firm Platinum Equity. A resident of the San Diego neighborhood of La Jolla, California, Copley has been named in Forbes Magazine's 2005 list of the 400 richest Americans with an estimated fortune of USD 1.2 billion. He underwent heart transplant surgery in June 2005 at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, California, later donating a reported $5 million to Sharp Healthcare, operator of the hospital. David Copley died in November 2012.
Superyacht Victoria del Mar, built as Happy Days for David Copley, but now owned by John R Miller
Superyacht Victoria Del Mar
David Copley inherited Copley Press
Happy Days was sold and is now named Victoria Del Mar II
John R Miller is the former CEO of the National Beef Packaging Company
John R Miller
According to an article on the San Diego Reader, Victoria del Mar is owned by John R Miller. John Miller is the former CEO of the National Beef Packaging Company, where he had an extremely profitable employment agreement. The National Beef Packaging Company is the US 4th largest beef processor. Mr. Miller led the company from US$ 500 million in sales to over US$ 6 billion in sales. John Miller held financial interests in National Beef, which were acquired by US Premium Beef for approximate US$ 400 million in 2008 and US$ 91.3 million in 2009. John Miller owns a Dassault Falcon 50 jet and a Bombardier BD - 100 private jet, through his company John R. Miller Enterprises III L.L.C. John Miller was a major contributor to Mitt Romney's campaign. Miller also invested millions in Romney´s private equity firm Solamere Capital. John Miller has an estimated net worth of more than US$ 400 million.
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